Faces & Places – 4/3

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Faces & Places – 4/3

Six-year-old Zoe Blackman was one of 516 children who turned out for the Wilbur’s of Maine annual Easter Egg hunt on March 30 in Freeport.

In addition to a small bounty in chocolate, Brackman got to meet the Wilbur’s of Maine moose, above right.
Wilburs of Maine candy and chocolate maker Jen Gowen prepares a treat on a recent morning at the company’s Freeport store. According to Wilbur’s warehouse manager Becky Taylor-Chase, the company reaches peak for Easter production roughly three days before the holiday. “Excuse the expression, but product is hopping out the door starting on Thursday before Easter,” said Taylor-Chase
Staff photos by Matthew Stilphen

Wilbur’s of Maine chocolate and candy maker Tim Huntley puts the finishing sprinkles on a batch of cookies on a recent morning at the company’s flagship store in Freeport.

Wilbur’s of Maine chocolate and candy maker Erin Ormsby packs a box full of treats.

Durham artist Amy Crosby displays her design for the town’s new logo prior to a Durham Board of Selectmen workshop March 26.  Crosby will collaborate with Joseph Howe. They were both co-winners of a town-sponsored contest in February. Town officials hope to unveil the final design in the coming months.

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